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Bill Frost

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Bill Frost has been a journalist and TV reviewer since the 4:3-aspect-ratio ’90s. His pulse-pounding prose has been featured in The Salt Lake Tribune, Pacific Northwest Inlander, Coachella Valley Independent, Salt Lake City Weekly, and many other dead-tree publications. In addition to his CableTV.com work, Bill is a senior writer and streaming TV columnist at SLUGMag.com. By night, Bill cranks a Flying V with his band at the bar.

HughesNet Review 2020

by | Sep 18, 2020 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

Satellite internet service is sometimes the only option for rural customers living on the edge of the grid, and the choices are slim: Viasat and HughesNet. If you’re used to the speed and performance (not to mention the pricing) of fiber, cable, or DSL internet, they’re both not so much “good” as a “good enough” option.

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Hulu Deals 2020: Disney Plus, Spotify for Students, and More

by | Sep 17, 2020 | Tools | 2 

Looking for deals on Hulu and Hulu + Live TV? We’ve got the best offers and promotions, including the new Hulu Disney Plus Spotify Premium for Students deals.

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AT&T TV vs. DIRECTV

by | Sep 11, 2020 | Brand Reviews, Reviews, Versus Reviews | 0 

Aside from their delivery methods, AT&T TV and DIRECTV are quite similar—right down to the package names, two-year contracts, and ownership (that would be AT&T). AT&T TV is streamed over the internet, and DIRECTV is beamed via satellite in the sky.

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ESPN+ Review 2020: Price, Sports, and More

by | | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

Is ESPN+ the streaming service of your hoop dreams? Sorry, cord-cutting ball fans, but the emphasis of ESPN+ is on the “+” part. It’s more of a robust addition to, but not a replacement for, ESPN.

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CBS All Access Review

by | Sep 4, 2020 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

It does a lot for under $10 a month, but CBS All Access doesn’t quite deliver on the “All” promise of its “Access.” CBS’s streaming TV service is the first from a major television network and, as a result, didn’t necessarily get everything right out of the gate.

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fuboTV Review: Plans, Pricing, and More

by | | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

fuboTV offers up to 187 channels, a 500-hour cloud DVR, and a slick interface that neatly mirrors what you’re used to with cable or satellite service. It’s also just fun to say “fubo.” fuboTV launched in 2015 as “Netflix for soccer,” but has since set its sights on becoming a full-service TV streaming destination.

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Hulu + Live TV Review: Plans, Pricing, and More

by | Sep 1, 2020 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

You probably already know Hulu—it’s the on-demand service where you stream TV shows the day after they air or watch originals like Shrill and The Handmaid’s Tale. But you may not know the live version, the service’s bid to woo you away from cable and satellite.

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Best Rural Internet Providers for 2020

by | Aug 27, 2020 | Best Of, Reviews | 6 

We’ve researched and reviewed your best options for rural internet providers—there’s bound to be at least one available near your homestead.

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Best Livestreaming TV Providers in Customer Satisfaction 2020

by | Aug 25, 2020 | Best Of, Industry News | 0 

Livestreaming hasn’t replaced cable or satellite TV, but it’s gaining ground on traditional providers in 2020. With just a solid internet connection, livestreaming TV can deliver the same entertainment as cable or satellite for less money and with no contract commitments.

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AT&T Troubleshooting Guide

by | | Equipment Guides, TV FAQs | 0 

AT&T service got you down? Learn some quick fixes to help keep your AT&T Wi-Fi, internet, and TV service humming.

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